A new Operational development centre is being opened at Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service.
The centre will provide a state of the art training facility for local firefighters, ensuring they are equipped to provide the highest standard of service for the community.
On-site facilities will enable firefighters to learn new skills through various different training services, including:
- Incident Command Training
- Fire Fighting Training
- Road Traffic Collision Rescues
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